It isn’t often that we find a timelapse that tells a bit of a story, but “Abu Dhabi 2011” by Beno Saradzic begins with a history lesson and then moves into the timelapse – which is all very well done. It seems like the level of timelapses being done these days is at a very high level.

[source: we found this on the planet5D forum!]
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Abu Dhabi 2011

ABU DHABI 2011 – DEFINITIVE VERSION, English intro from Beno Saradzic on Vimeo.

Finally, the definitive version of ‘Abu Dhabi – 2011’ time lapse film with English intro.
This version features original score by Vladimir Persan and it is simply PHENOMENAL. Hats off to you my friend!

Do yourself a favour and watch this film with high quality speakers because the music Vlad composed truly deserves to be heard in all of its glory.
Hook your computer to multi-media speakers, home stereo, TV or headphones but DO NOT, for the sake of all that is holy, listen to the sound on the laptop’s crappy built-in speaker or just as unforgivably; muted!!​news/​uae-news/​time-lapse-a-different-view-of-abu-dhabi

Cameras: Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 60D, Canon PowerShot G11
Lens: Nikon 14-24mm, Canon 100mm Macro f2.8L, Canon 24-150mm f4.0L, Canon 70-300mm f4-5.6 L, Canon 18-135mm, Canon TS-E 17mm f4.0L

Extra special thanks to Gunther Wegner and his indispensable ‘LR TIMELAPSE’ application, best deflickering and colour grading software for timelapse sequences in the world!!

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Archival footage taken from: ‘Farewell Arabia’
Archival images sourced from Al Ain Museum
Original score by Vladimir Persan

(cover photo credit: snap from the video)

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